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The location of Roy

Welcome to Roy ...

The city of Roy is located in Weber County.

The location of Roy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Roy has a population of 38,773 people<2> (see below for details).

Roy was settled in 1876 and was incorporated in 1937.

The community of Roy is 4,390 feet [1,338 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Roy is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Roy lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Roy: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP codes for Roy: 84067, 84401<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roy had a population of 36,884 people (which is 15.95% of the total population of Weber County). This makes Roy the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Roy represents 1.33% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,884 people, the population of Roy increased 12.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 32,885 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Roy had an population of 38,773 people. This is an increase of 5.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Roy.

Communities Also Named Roy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Roy - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roy.

Websites for Roy ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roy. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roy. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Roy:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roy ...

Looking for more information about Roy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Roy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roy.

Communities near Roy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Layton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Roy

Located in Davis County

Kaysville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Roy

Located in Davis County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Roy

Located in Davis County

North Ogden   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Roy

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Roy

Located in Davis County

Pleasant View   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Roy

South Weber   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Roy

Located in Davis County

Farr West   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Roy

Plain City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Roy

Harrisville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Roy

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Roy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Weber County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roy:

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The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roy.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Roy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1717, Longitude: -112.0475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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